Nov 25, 2009 5:00pm EST
, katie couric, steven spielberg, political superstar republican louisiana governor bobby jindal, colin powell and the sometimes republican sometimes independent sometimes democratic mayor of new york city michael bloomberg. all eyes on michelle obama wearing an elegant gown by naeem kahn. time for the big number. you know how republican leaders keep attacking democrats for spending so much money. house majority leader john boehner might want to look at his own greens fees. congressman boehner's political action committee spent almost $83,000 on golf outings this year at courses from his home state of ohio to virginia to florida. they have teed off to the tune of $82,998. by the way, john boehner waiting for an invite to go golfing with the president. hasn't happened yet. >>> up next, getting to 60. is the public option standing in the way of passing the new health care bill in the senate? we talk to a senator that is critical to the debate. you are watching "hardball" only on msnbc. okay, now here's our holiday gift list. aww, not the mall. well, i'll do the shopping... if you do the s
Nov 24, 2009 5:00pm EST
likely to write a book and most likely to burn one. i love the fact that they talked to katie couric, it was like ambush journalism, with ambush questions like "what do you read?" that's a trick question! not if you read, no, it's not, really. >> caught her off guard. >> anyway, that is the story, isn't it. that question that some see as a softball that governor palin couldn't answer. what do you read? and others, her fans see it as a big-city fastball. >>> next, birther mania lives on. take a look at this billboard out in colorado. it reads president or jihad? birth certificate, prove it! and then, of course, wake-up, america, remember ft. hood. well, that billboard represents the bad streak in american history from the no-nothings in the 19th century to the birchers in the 1950s to the birthers of today. it's nothing new and it's obviously not a great advertisement for america. >>> finally, lou dobbs for president! >> crazy as it may sound, there is talk of lou dobbs for president in 2012. is that crazy? >> what's so crazy about that! >> that's what i'm asking you. >> goly, i mean
Nov 26, 2009 6:00am EST
anchor katie couric. hollywood mogul steven spielberg and david geffen. political superstars republican louisiana governor bobby jindal, colin powell, and the sometimes republican, sometimes independent, sometimes democratic mayor of new york city michael bloomberg. all eyes were on radiant michelle obama, who was wearing an elegant strapless gown by indian designer naeen kahn. and all say the state dinner was a big success. you know how republican leaders in congress keep attacking democrats for spending so much money. house minority leader john boehner right want to take a look at his own greens fees. according to fec filings drawn up by politico, boehner has spent almost $83,000 on golf outings this year. congressman boehner and friends have teed off to the tune of $82,998. that's tonight's big numbers. by the way, john boehner is still waiting for an invite to go golfing with the president. hasn't happened yet. >>> up next, getting to 60. is the public option standing in the way of passing the new health care bill in the senate. we'll talk to a senator that's critical to the debate.
Nov 30, 2009 5:00pm EST
they? >> courtney o'donnell and katie mccormick. >> okay, thank you. we do it here. this is "hardball." thank you, roxanne roberts. coming up, what's wrong with the obama administration that something like this could happen in the first place? we're going to get to the white house staff aspect. the secret service has had their moment. we've got to move on here. what went wrong in the security breach that allowed two people to walk into the white house without any reason to be there? you're watching "hardball," only on msnbc. go. but only one can do it while driving on electricity. the gmc sierra hybrid. the most fuel-efficient full-size pickup on the road. may the best truck win. the 5-year, 100,000 mile transferable powertrain warranty, from gmc. with roadside assistance and courtesy transportation, it's the best coverage in america. . >>> coming up, cagey tiger. does golf superstar tiger woods need to set the record straight regarding his mysterious car crash? unusual territory for us, but we'll go this when "hardball" returns after this. ge capital understands what small businesses